1. The future of work is already here


    It’s a beautiful afternoon as I write this post at the Dineen coffee shop in Toronto.

    I’m also instant messaging a co-worker in New York City, about to get on a Skype call with our Community Manager in the Netherlands, and sending an email to our development team in Paris.

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    The future of working is already here!


  3. Finally what Street Fighter deserves! Great trailer!


  4. mikamayhem:

    Rails 4.1 has recently been released and it came out with the usual bag of goodies, one of the most notable being ActiveRecord enums, a handy new feature that simplifies the creation and use of state attributes for your models.

    Consider the following use case: our app needs users, and each of…


  5. Lovely game!


  6. Happy 25th Birthday Web!


    (Source: webat25.org)


  7. Time to code? Then Haxxor to play only on Soundcloud!


  8. wordbitly:

    There is always a set of standard metrics that are universally monitored (Disk Usage, Memory Usage, Load, Pings, etc). Beyond that, there are a lot of lessons that we’ve learned from operating our production systems that have helped shape the breadth of monitoring that we perform at bitly.

    One of…


  9. making-change-org:

    I’m a bit sentimental. Perhaps that’s not the best way to be in an industry where just about everything is etherial and temporary. Over the years I figure that most of what I’ve created has been edited, refactored, deprecated or outright binned when something different or better came along.


    "Having a big ego about that piece of code today is a little silly because, in a functioning engineering organization, it won’t be “your” code for long at all."


  10. Great blog post on relative in Ruby on Rails by Brandon Hilkert.

  11. Watch out! COPS: Skyrim - Season 1: Episode 1

  12. MEME: The GAG Quartet - le Internet Medley